Backdraft

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Two estranged brothers from a family of firefighters match wits with an arsonist, as well as each other. Terrific cast and special effects!
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Two estranged brothers from a family of firefighters match wits with an arsonist, as well as each other. Terrific cast and special effects!

Original Release

05/24/1991

US Release

05/24/1991

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Cast

Kurt Russell Stephen McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
William Baldwin Brian McCaffrey
Robert De Niro Donald Rimgale
Donald Sutherland Ronald Bartel
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Vaitkus
Rebecca De Mornay Helen McCaffrey
Jason Gedrick Tim Krizminski / Tim Kirzminski
J.T. Walsh Marty Swayzak / Alderman Marty Swayzak
Anthony Mockus Sr. Chief John Fitzgerald
Cedric Young Grindle
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ron Howard

Writers

Gregory Widen

Cast

Kurt Russell Stephen McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
William Baldwin Brian McCaffrey
Robert De Niro Donald Rimgale
Donald Sutherland Ronald Bartel
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Vaitkus
Rebecca De Mornay Helen McCaffrey
Jason Gedrick Tim Krizminski / Tim Kirzminski
J.T. Walsh Marty Swayzak / Alderman Marty Swayzak
Anthony Mockus Sr. Chief John Fitzgerald
Cedric Young Grindle
Jack McGee Schmidt
Mark Wheeler Pengelly
Clint Howard Ricco / Ricco, Pathologist
Kevin Crowley Candidate
Steve Bernstein News Cameraman
Jock Hedblade Reporter
Larry Nazimek Police Officer
William Rossman Firefighter
Dan Tullis Jr. Engine 17 Firefighter
Karen Jensen-Clark Woman in Crowd

Producers

Editors

Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill

1992 Oscar Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Nominated
1992 Oscar Best Effects, Visual Effects Nominated
1992 Oscar Best Sound Nominated
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